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    Trending in Testing Weekly Newsletter #30

    We’re back with the 30th edition of Trending in Testing Weekly Newsletter!

    Trending News for this week:

    GitLab Addresses Critical Account Hijack bug that could’ve let Attackers Hijack Accounts

    GitLab Addresses Critical Account Hijack bug, Trending in Testing Software Testing News, Photo from https://about.gitlab.com/

    GitLab recently issued software upgrades to address a significant security flaw that, if exploited, could’ve allowed an attacker to take control of users’ accounts. The vulnerability, identified as CVE-2022-1162, has a CVSS score of 9.1 and was found internally by the GitLab team.

    LambdaTest raises $45 million in a Series C financing round

    LambdaTest raises $45 million, Trending in Testing Software Testing News, Photo from https://www.lambdatest.com/

    LambdaTest, a well-known test execution platform, disclosed on March 29th that it has raised $45 million in a Series C financing round led by Premji Invest, bringing the all-time amount raised by the company to $70 million.

    Google issues Emergency Security Update for 3.2 Billion Google Chrome Users

    Emergency Security Update For Google Chrome Users, Trending in Testing Software Testing News, Photo from https://www.google.com/intl/en_in/chrome/

    Google has issued an emergency security update for all Chrome users, revealing that it is aware that an attack for CVE-2022-1096 exists in the wild, and advised all Chrome users to update their browsers to the latest version.

    Accelq introduces Accelq Live to automate no-code and low-code app testing

    Accelq introduces Accelq Live, Trending in Testing Software Testing News, Photo from https://www.accelq.com/

    ACCELQ, the premier AI-powered continuous test automation platform announced on 5th April 2022 the launch of ACCELQ Live, a breakthrough approach to digital assurance for cloud and business applications.

    Trending Content shared by some amazing writers:

    TESTING

    How to Get a Job in Software Testing as a Fresher? by Rahul Parwal

    Technology & Software is one of the fastest-growing sectors in the world today. In this article, Rahul has written about how freshers can land themselves a job in the Software Testing domain.

    6 Ways to perform Microservices Load Testing by Tom Nolle

    While load tests are one of the most basic routines that software teams perform, there’s a level of difficulty associated with load testing for microservices. In this article, Tom has written about how teams can create a comprehensive load testing strategy.

    How to Move to Shift Left in Software Testing by Daniel Jackson

    Shift left refers to a specific form of the lifecycle of software development. In this article, Daniel has written about how to practically implement shift left testing to boost the efficiency of software development and lower QA costs.

    SECURITY

    Top 5 Security Vulnerabilities: Penetration Testing and Cobalt Research Findings by D. Howard Kass

    Pentesting-as-a-service provider Cobalt in a newly released report found that security teams are grappling with the same five vulnerabilities for the fifth straight year, all overshadowed by an unrelenting shortage of qualified personnel.

    Ethical Hacking and Penetration Testing. Where to Begin by Nik Hewitt

    It’s evident that prospects for landing cybersecurity positions are excellent and on the rise. In this article, Nik has written about how people can gain the knowledge required to earn one of the most sought-after positions in cybersecurity.

    Are We Witnessing A Great Resignation Wave Or The Beginning Of A Revolution In Cybersecurity? by Seemant Sehgal

    Cybersecurity is one discipline that has typically seen a huge gap with respect to workforce shortages. The “Great Resignation” began immediately after the first wave of the pandemic. In this article, the author has written about if this is “the Great Resignation or the Great Revolution?”

    Top 10 cyber security Youtube Channel in 2022 by Kiran Sethu

    In this article, Kiran has listed the Top 10 Cyber Security YouTube channels that everyone interested in the field of cyber security must be familiar with or must check out.

    AUTOMATION

    Automation Testing Interview questions I have been asked for an SDET role by Eveline Dsouza

    In this article, Eveline has compiled a list of questions that have been asked based on her testing experience of 7 years and the tools with which she has worked.

    API

    Why do you need to think about API automation seriously? by The Express Wire

    APIs allows software or application to interact with external software to get data or access the required information. To ensure that the health of API is maintained, API testing is carried out. In this article, the author has written about why API Automation should be taken seriously.

    TOOLS

    My Personalized Toolkit (Desktop Installable) by Rahul Parwal

    Tools are an essential part of every engineer’s life and having a ready-to-use toolkit makes life easy in unimaginable ways. In this article, Rahul has listed certain tools and browser extensions that are a part of his ideal toolkit.

    Top Ethical Hacking Tools and Software for 2022 by Surendra Pander

    In this article, Surendra has compiled a list of certain Ethical Hacking Tools and Software that might prove to be really valuable in 2022.

    Pentesting Tools to Know by Abhinav Pathak

    In this article, Abhinav has listed certain penetration testing tools that every tester should know about. He has also written about their capabilities and what they are useful for.

    SOFTWARE BUGS

    First Bug Bounty Program found CORS (Cross-Origin Resource Sharing) Misconfiguration by Pritesh Gurjar

    In this blog, Pritesh has explained the CORS (Cross-Origin Resource Sharing) vulnerability and how he found a potential vulnerability along with techniques and exploits.

    My First Bug Bounty Reward by Surendra Pander

    In this article, Surendra has written about how he discovered his first bug and has also shared some learnings about bug bounty, which might be important for every bug bounty hunter.

    MISCELLANEOUS

    How to strategize your Job Application Process by Raj Subrameyer

    Applying for jobs can be a really hard task for many. In this video, Raj has talked about a basic structure that is going to help everyone make this process less complicated.


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